Fish Parasites: Pathobiology and Protection by Patrick T. K. Woo, Kurt Buchmann

By Patrick T. K. Woo, Kurt Buchmann

Concentrating on pathobiology and protecting suggestions opposed to protozoan and metazoan parasites of fish, this ebook studies the newest study on very important parasites: those who reason monetary hardships to the aquaculture undefined, were brought to new nation-states via transportation of contaminated fish, are pathogenic to teams of finfish and harmful to construction, are hugely adaptable and never host-specific with all over the world distributions, and that can function disorder types for stories on different pathogens. It additionally highlights gaps within the wisdom to aid direct destiny study.

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4. C. 4 wt76. J 1"bs,;. 0L Blood smear from a sexually mature spring chinook salmon naturally infected with salmositica (courtesy of Craig Banner, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, USA). hatchery (Washington State, USA) about 50% of spring chinook salmon bloodstock brought in from streams annually died from cryptobiosis (L. Peck, Department of Fisheries, State of Washington, USA, personal communication, 1994). Outbreak of the disease in brood stock had occurred in a hatchery on the Rogue River in Oregon, USA (C.

Terova, G. and Albanesi, F (2001) Detection of antibody response against Amyloodinium ocellatum (Brown, 1931) in serum of naturally infected European sea bass by an enzymelinked immunoabsorbent assay (ELISA). Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists 21, 104-108. W. (1999) Parasitic life styles of marine dinoflagellates. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 46, 402-409. G. J. (1998a) Development of immunity by the tomato clownfish Amphi- prion frenatus to the dinoflagellate parasite Amyloodinium ocellatum.

Woo, 1979; Li and Woo, 1995; Thomas and Woo, 1988). lected blood are centrifuged cold (5-10°C) for about 5 min at 13,000 g (Woo and Wehnert, 1983; Bower and Margolis, 1984a). 2. Diagnosis of infection blood is not kept cold (about 10°C) at all times. Parasitological techniques plasma and packed red cell is examined under Clinical signs can be used for preliminary diagnosis of the disease and the infection can be confirmed by examination of blood and/or After centrifugation, the junction of the a compound microscope (Woo, 1969).

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